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Australian (ASX) Professional Services Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies24
  • 7D-3.9%
  • 3M-5.8%
  • 1Y15.4%
  • YTD14.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Professional Services industry has dropped 3.9%, driven by a pullback from ALS of 4.2%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 15%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Professional Services Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021AU$12.2bAU$4.6bAU$324.2m19.9x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021AU$13.3bAU$4.4bAU$318.6m21.9x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021AU$11.8bAU$4.4bAU$344.0m19.9x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021AU$11.8bAU$4.4bAU$344.3m20.2x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021AU$11.1bAU$4.3bAU$311.2m20.4x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021AU$9.3bAU$4.1bAU$237.3m16.1x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020AU$9.2bAU$4.1bAU$189.2m17.9x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020AU$8.3bAU$4.1bAU$200.9m16.1x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020AU$7.6bAU$4.2bAU$219.0m15.9x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020AU$8.6bAU$4.2bAU$251.2m16x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019AU$9.6bAU$4.1bAU$271.5m18.5x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019AU$9.6bAU$4.0bAU$245.6m21.4x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019AU$8.0bAU$4.0bAU$259.9m17.4x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019AU$8.1bAU$3.9bAU$265.3m18.2x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018AU$8.2bAU$3.9bAU$270.1m19.4x
PE Ratio

19.4x

Total Market Cap: AU$8.2bTotal Earnings: AU$270.1mTotal Revenue: AU$3.9b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year
201920202021

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 17.7x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Professional Services industry have grown 6.3% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 5.9% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Australian Professional Services industry?

Research and Consulting Services-3.64%
HR Services-4.88%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Research and Consulting Services industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.8x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 17%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 9.5% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the HR Services industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 16.6x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Research and Consulting Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 17% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 9.5% per year. Meanwhile, the HR Services industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 15% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

Company7D1YValuation
OBL Omni Bridgeway3.0%+AU$23.8m-28.2%PS49.1x
YPB YPB Group25.0%+AU$3.0m0%PS27.8x
SOP Synertec8.1%+AU$2.1m5.3%PS3.4x
AMX Aerometrex2.1%+AU$1.4m-39.6%PS3.2x
FFT Future First Technologies7.9%+AU$1.4m-4.7%PS12.2x
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ALQ

AU$11.99

ALS

7D

-4.2%

1Y

23.0%

SIQ

AU$7.46

Smartgroup

7D

-5.1%

1Y

17.9%

IGN

AU$0.14

Ignite

7D

7.4%

1Y

353.1%

AMX

AU$0.72

Aerometrex

7D

2.1%

1Y

-39.6%

FLN

AU$0.74

Freelancer

7D

-3.9%

1Y

39.6%